Dr Iain Morley

Dr Iain Morley

Dr Iain Morley is Lecturer in Paleoanthropology and Human Sciences at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of St Hugh's College, where he teaches human evolution and Paleolithic archaeology. His research pursues several related ‘big questions’, including Paleolithic imagery, the emergence of ritual and religion, and the evolutionary origins and archaeology of music, which was the subject of his Ph.D. research at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Iain has worked as a field archaeologist at prehistoric and classical excavations in Britain, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Libya, Italy and Greece.

Iain’s publications include:

Morley, I. 2013. The Evolutionary Origins and Archaeology of Music.

Renfrew, C. and Morley, I. 2009. Becoming Human: Innovation in Prehistoric Material and Spiritual Culture. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Morley, I. and Renfrew, C. 2007. Image and imagination: a global prehistory of figurative representation. Cambridge: MacDonald Institute of Archaeology.